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The MJSA Expo vs. The Business Plan

Just back from an exhausting but invigorating three days at the Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America trade show in NYC.  My favorite seminar was  on current/future jewelry trends and how runway styles translate into everyday fashion – exciting information which I will be sharing in an upcoming post. In my Business Plan, I budgeted […]

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A Business Plan Break – Why Buy Handmade?

I admit, I am NOT a business person.  I do whatever I need to do to make sure my business will run smoothly, but my business posts are a bit dry, if you know what I mean.  So forgive me for interspersing non-business posts along with the business ones – if I didn’t do so, […]

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A Bead Break!

OK, I’ve been talking about business, which is a necessary evil.  Necessary, but dry!  Today I am taking a “break” from the business end because I would like to share a magnificent set of lampwork beads I recently purchased.  The artisan who made these beautiful beads is Kim Neely, owner of Bluff Road Art Glass […]

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